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Archive for February, 2019

How To Manage Driving Responsibilities When Things Get Busy

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Thursday, February 28th, 2019 at 3:13 PM
Kids and dad hanging their heads out of a car window

Driving kids to and from their daily activities can eat a lot of time out of your day, especially if you have multiple children. To ease the burden, considering organizing a carpool group with other parents in your area. Not only will it help free up some of your time but it will be a great chance for you to get to know other parents in similar phases of life and could help your child become closer with friends that live in the area or like the same activities. Read more about some of our best tips and tricks for carpooling below. (more...)

How can I establish a good credit score with no past credit history?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ, Financing on Monday, February 18th, 2019 at 8:00 AM
A man holding money in one hand and using a calculator with the other

Establishing a good credit score can be harder than you think. In many cases, companies require you to have some kind of credit before accepting you for a loan or credit card. But, it can be hard to build up any kind of credit without having a credit card or loan to begin with leaving some users stuck in a loop and unsure where to go next. Do you have nonexistent credit? Find 3 easy ways to build up your credit from scratch below. (more...)

Why does my car always smell musty?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ on Saturday, February 16th, 2019 at 8:00 AM
Car vent with green smoke coming out of it

Has your car developed a musty odor that makes each trip out the door less than a pleasant experience? Have you stopped offering rides to friends because of embarrassment? We address the three most common reasons why your car has a musty odor and what you can do to eliminate it once and for all below. (more...)

What should I do if I need to file a car insurance claim?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ on Thursday, February 14th, 2019 at 3:15 PM
Car salesman talking with a car shopper at the dealership

Almost all drivers will experience an accident at some point in their driving life. If you’ve found yourself needing to file a car insurance claim but you aren’t sure about what the process is like, don’t worry! We break it down step by step here. (more...)

When am I most likely to get the best deal on my car purchase?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ on Wednesday, February 14th, 2019 at 7:31 PM
Customers at a car dealership shaking hands with a salesman over paperwork

A car purchase is likely one of the largest investments you will ever make. While many people end up having to purchase a new model quickly because of loss of reliable transportation, car shoppers who have more wiggle room in their timeline could score major deals by shopping at just the right time. Which day of the month is best for new and used car shopping? We discuss more below. (more...)

Why does my steering wheel shake when I drive?

By Product Expert | Posted in Q&A, Tips and Tricks on Friday, February 9th, 2019 at 10:00 PM
Man with his hands on a steering wheel

Changes in your vehicle’s handling and ride performance can signal trouble under the hood. If you experience differences in your performance like a shaking steering wheel while driving at high speeds or shaking when braking that wasn’t there before, it’s time to head to your trusted service center for a tune-up. What’s causing the shaking? We outline 2 of the most common causes of steering wheel vibrations and shaking below. (more...)